CareerZone - Marketing Activity Planner (69414)

Job description


Marketing Activity Planner

Job reference 69414


  • Job Title :
    Marketing Activity Planner
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
    Marketing & PR
  • Closing Date:
    8 February 2023
  • Line Manager
    Suzanne Dalby
Job Advert

In Marketing Operations, we enable great work through simple, effective & collaborative ways of working. This is all driven by technology, process frameworks & efficiencies – to put it simply – WE MAKE IT HAPPEN!

This is a great opportunity as a Marketing Activity Planner, to work in our activity management team, which is the central hub of the Marketing Operations team. It's a fast-paced environment with a great team, working collaboratively with areas such as Brand, Media, Strategy and Proposition, POS, Insight & PR to support in landing of projects right first time round and on time.

Reporting to the Activity Planning Manager, you will facilitate and support customer planning & execution across the marketing department, as well as fast- track projects. A typical day might see you running a cross functional stakeholder meeting on Christmas, setting up timing plans and coordinating a summarised overview of comms for a campaign. You will be responsible for planning and delivering a suite of documentation per project for the teams to depend on, including channel plan of activity, creative overview decks and essential process documents.

****This is a  FTC maternity cover of up to 12 months****

You will:

  • Work with stakeholders to manage delivery of campaign to critical path, flagging any risks and rework critical path if required
  • Set up, manage and drive delivery to critical paths for all campaign activity
  • Run Meetings with key stakeholders to drive accuracy and alignment
  • Facilitate accurate integrated decks and channel maps for all campaign activity
  • Maintain close working relationships with teams across the customer function
  • Facilitating and supporting on key senior leadership review meetings – taking clear and concise actions and dealing with variety of stakeholders
  • Tracking and managing activity to report, to influence actionable change/accountabilities on all aspects of the process
  • Take accountability of weekly squad ways of working and feedback to ensure meetings are always fit for purpose and supporting delivery
  • Proactively work to spot and improve the way we work, ensuring meetings and documents are always fit for purpose

What you'll need:

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • An understanding of the retail environment
  • Organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Strong Communication & Stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to influence at a senior level
  • Proactive approach to process development and simplification
  • To demonstrate experience & track record of planning & coordinating projects and/or activity
  • Strong Microsoft Office 365 skills

Work Where it Works.   

Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to choose where you'll be the most effective.  It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team.  

 We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.   

You will also get a benefit package including:     

  • Company pension up to 7% matched     
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.     

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Asda House - Leeds
Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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